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Read more about: From Hive to Honey jar: Bee workshop for employees Nov. 17

From Hive to Honey jar: Bee workshop for employees Nov. 17

November 3rd, 2021

A hands-on, sticky, and sweet celebration of the beekeeping season coming to an end! Our local beekeeper from Alvéole arrives with two bursting honey frames and all the equipment necessary to extract it. Participants actively participate in uncapping honey frames, turning the manual extractor, bottling the honey and—most importantly—tasting the fruits of the bees’ labour!  Due to health restrictions, we can only welcome 30 participants. We will contact you to confirm your participation.

Wednesday Nov. 17
12 -1 p.m.
Conrod's 2F.4 near the stage

To express your interest, please email sustainability@dawsoncollege.qc.ca

Photo: Several employees, including Jenn de Vera, watched a beekeeper wrap up the bee hives (home to 100,000 Dawson honey bees) for winter on Dawson's 4H rooftop on Oct. 20. 


Read more about: Live Model Drawing sessions every Monday evening

Live Model Drawing sessions every Monday evening

November 3rd, 2021

The Fine Arts Department is pleased to invite current students and employees to:
Live Model Drawing Sessions
(funded by the SSAP and Dean of Creative & Applied Arts)

Every Monday evening from 6-9 p.m. in studio 2G.4 until Nov. 29

Photo: artwork by Alexandra Louwagie.

  • Only current Dawson students and employees can attend
  • Maximum attendance is 30 people - first come, first served
  • You must bring your own materials
  • Masks to be worn at all times
  • No eating or drinking allowed in the studio
  • Use of phones or cameras prohibited in the studio

Read more about: Improve your French for free with Dawson’s CLÉO

Improve your French for free with Dawson’s CLÉO

August 18th, 2021

Conversation Workshop We have developed three types of workshops to encourage your students to practice their French : workshop conversation on a topic, ciné-club, and a game workshop. The workshop formula is relaxed and flexible. It’s a place where they can learn at their own pace and have fun. You can find the complete workshop schedule here. Language pairing service for Dawson employees CLÉO has a new language…

Read more about: 250 monarch butterfly chrysalises up for adoption

250 monarch butterfly chrysalises up for adoption

August 18th, 2021

The butterflies are returning to Dawson and new employees and employees who have never fostered a butterfly will have priority for adoption.

Click Read More for the link to sign up to become a monarch foster parent.


Read more about: 10% BIXI discount for Dawson community

10% BIXI discount for Dawson community

May 4th, 2021

Dawson aims to keep you healthy and simplify your urban journeys. In hopes of getting you to consider cycling as part of your daily routine, we are offering employees a free one-month membership to BIXI.

If BIXI is already your choice for simple, fun, healthy, efficient, environment-friendly and affordable transport, Dawson is offering you the chance to subscribe to BIXI at a reduced rate! You can get a 10% discount on a yearly or monthly BIXI pass.

For more info on biking to Dawson, check out: https://www.dawsoncollege.qc.ca/about-dawson/biking-at-dawson


Read more about: Free bike tune-up with Dawson’s bike gang

Free bike tune-up with Dawson’s bike gang

April 7th, 2021

Do not miss Richard Dugas at Earth Week on April 27 at 12 p.m. for a Bike Tune Up Workshop. You will learn about bike inspection, cleaning, lubrication and inflating tires.

That afternoon Richard will also be on campus (outside the Security entrance) between 3 -4 p.m. for a Bike Café Meetup. He will be offering spring riding tips and personalized troubleshooting. RSVP to bring your bike.

Come say hi and join the bike gang!


Read more about: Join Dawson’s Bixi bike gang and get 10% off until May 31

Join Dawson’s Bixi bike gang and get 10% off until May 31

April 7th, 2021

Bixi is offering 10% off to all Dawson students and employees who sign up for monthly or seasonal memberships before May 31. A season is only $89 for members of the Dawson community.

If you are not sure about signing up, Dawson will give you a free month of Bixi membership.

To get the promotional code for your 10% off Bixi or to receive a free month of Bixi courtesy of Dawson, contact Richard Dugas at rdugas@dawsoncollege.qc.ca


Read more about: Dawson’s bike gang launches web page

Dawson’s bike gang launches web page

April 7th, 2021

Do you want to start your day doing something fun that will make you happier, help you work smarter and keep you healthier?

Bike to campus!

Some of your friendly bike enthusiasts have put together the resources to make your ride easy, comfortable and a great option now that the weather is getting warmer.

Check out the new Biking at Dawson web page.

Highlights are:

  • Bixi Promotions
    • A FREE one-month Bixi trial for employees OR
    • 10% off seasonal or monthly pass for students and employees
  • Guaranteed return home
  • Route finders
  • And many more tips to ride with confidence!

Read more about: Spring courses at the Centre for Training and Development

Spring courses at the Centre for Training and Development

March 23rd, 2021

Learn something new this spring at Dawson's CTD. Online courses in languages and technology are open for registration.

There are also some exciting new courses in development for this summer, be sure to check back.

Don't forget: courses at CTD are free for Dawson employees. Chat with reception (ctd@dawsoncollege.qc.ca) for more details.


Read more about: Last three days of Wellness Weeks

Last three days of Wellness Weeks

March 9th, 2021

Here is the schedule for the last week of Wellness Weeks: 1249 WEEK 4 2 Please also see ingredient list for Cook-along with Kaye Francis Cooking with KAYE on Wednesday, March 10 @12-1pm Click here to join!  and Material list to paint along with Melanie Matthews MelanieARTMaterials on Thursday, March 11 @ 12-1pm Click here…

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